Grundfos appoints new CEO for Water Utility division

Grundfos has appointed Hamed Heyhat as Executive Vice President and Divisional CEO, Water Utility.

Hamed Heyhat.
Hamed Heyhat.

Heyhat, who will be part of Grundfos’s Group Management, brings more than 20 years of experience from the utilities industry gained at international companies such as Alstom, General Electric Company and most recently Honeywell. He joins Grundfos from a role as president of Honeywell’s Smart Energy business.

“Hamed Heyhat brings deep knowledge from the utilities industry, many years in senior leadership and a proven track record in roles with profit and loss responsibility, as well as mergers and acquisitions,” said Poul Due Jensen, CEO of Grundfos. “He has an ambitious, present and authentic leadership style, and I am confident that he is a great fit for Grundfos, and our Water Utility division.”

Heyhat has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Iran University of Science and Technology, and an MBA from Manchester Business School.

“I am truly excited about the prospect of joining Grundfos and the Water Utility division,” said Heyhat. “I am passionate about making water a resource for everyone. As part of our global team, I look forward to advancing the development in this vital area, making an impact globally with sustainability and digitalization as key levers.”